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Eight Cousins (Puffin Classics) [Paperback]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   320
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.76" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.87"
Weight:   0.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 1995
Publisher   Puffin
Age  8-12
ISBN  0140374566  
EAN  9780140374568  
UPC  051488005995  

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Item Description...
Orphaned Rose Campbell finds it difficult to fit in when she goes to live with her six aunts and seven mischievous boy cousins

Publishers Description
Left as an orphan after her father's death, Rose Campbell is sent to live at the "Aunt Hill" with her six aunts and seven rowdy boy cousins. For someone who is used to a girls' boarding school, it all seems pretty overwhelming. Her guardian, Uncle Alec, makes her eat healthy things like oatmeal, and even tries to get her to give up her pretty dresses for drab, sensible clothes. Will Rose ever get used to her uncle's crazy notions and all her noisy relatives?

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More About Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson were family friends. Alcott wrote under various pseudonyms and only started using her own name when she was ready to commit to writing. Her novel "Little Women" gave Louisa May Alcott financial independence and a lifetime writing career. She died in 1888.

Early Life

Famed novelist Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Alcott was a best-selling novelist of the late 1800s, and many of her works, most notably Little Women, remain popular today.

Alcott was taught by her father, Amos Bronson Alcott, until 1848, and studied informally with family friends such as Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Theodore Parker. Residing in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, Alcott worked as a domestic servant and teacher, among other positions, to help support her family from 1850 to 1862. During the Civil War, she went to Washington, D.C. to work as a nurse.

Acclaimed Author

Unknown to most people, Louisa May Alcott had been publishing poems, short stories, thrillers, and juvenile tales since 1851, under the pen name Flora Fairfield. In 1862, she also adopted the pen name A.M. Barnard, and some of her melodramas were produced on Boston stages. But it was her account of her Civil War experiences, Hospital Sketches (1863), that confirmed Alcott's desire to be a serious writer. She began to publish stories under her real name in Atlantic Monthly and Lady's Companion, and took a brief trip to Europe in 1865 before becoming editor of a girls' magazine, Merry's Museum.

The great success of Little Women (1869–70) gave Alcott financial independence and created a demand for more books. Over the final years of her life, she turned out a steady stream of novels and short stories, mostly for young people and drawn directly from her family life. Her other books include Little Men (1871), Eight Cousins (1875) and Jo's Boys (1886). Alcott also tried her hand at adult novels, such as Work (1873) and A Modern Mephistopheles (1877), but these tales were not as popular as her other writings.

Louisa May Alcott lived in Germantown. Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 and died in 1888.

Louisa May Alcott has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Aladdin Classics
  2. Annotated Books
  3. Bantam Classics
  4. Barnes & Noble Classics
  5. Classic Starts
  6. Classics for Young Readers
  7. Collins Classics
  8. Dover Children's Thrift Classics
  9. Dover Evergreen Classics
  10. Dover Thrift Editions
  11. Enriched Classics (Simon & Schuster)
  12. Everyman's Library Children's Classics
  13. Library of America
  14. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  15. Novel Journal
  16. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
  17. Paper Dolls
  18. Penguin Classics
  19. Penguin Threads
  20. Puffin Classics
  21. Puffin in Bloom
  22. Signet Classics
  23. Stepping Stone Book Classics
  24. Sterling Classics
  25. Viking Portable Library
  26. Vintage Classics

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Could be a Disney movie  Aug 19, 2007
A Rosy girl is guided toward womanhood. The book delivers
old fashioned wholesomeness and family values in 19th century culture
with literary attributed footnotes. Her work here delineates how
women could grow up healthy in a male dominated Victorian era.
The resulting novel is a little artificially sweet by today's standards.
Style and motivation are good but it fails to be very important for modern young girls.
Old style classic  Apr 20, 2007
i am pretty sure that if you enjoy old style books such as Little Women or Ballet Shoes you will enjoy this book. It is a tale of a twelve-year-old girl named Rose who is deaf to the idea of fun . It is told in old language,but it is a topic that is still used . It might go on a little to long , but all in all , it is a good book.
Horrible edition- order the other printing  Oct 20, 2006
I have read and loved this story since a young girl, I recently decided to purchase my own copy and went with the "Digi---" version because it was the least expensive. The this site website says nothing about this being an abbridged book, but it is. I thought I was just mis-remembering my previous dozen readings of the tale, but a passage at the very end revealed that it was not my imagination- this is a cut work. I was already displeased with my purchase because there are dozens of typos, transposed words, and even blatant butchering of a Ms. Annabel Bliss' name into an unreadable first name and the last name "Blish". Now that I know it is abridged I am determined to return the item for a true copy and call this site to suggest that they not sell abridged (and sloppy butchered) versions without proper disclosure.
By all means, order this delightful story but do not order the
"Digi---" version (with a plain purple cover), spring for extra money to get a reliable version, the Puffin or "Original Publisher" versions should be better. Good luck =]
My Favorite Alcott  Oct 16, 2006
It's neck and neck with LITTLE WOMEN and EIGHT COUSINS on which is my favorite, but as a child I would read COUSINS rather than LW because the whole John Brooke and Meg plot bored me to tears. I loved accompanying Rose as she adjusted to her new guardian, her Uncle Alec, who makes the sickly girl well with common sense: exercise, fresh air, and new experiences, like her seven male cousins, ranging in age from Archie, age 17, to Jamie, age 7, and also Phebe, the young housekeeper's assistant, who was raised in the poorhouse but who is attempting to work her way to something better. Rose camps out on an island, helps her cousin Mac (my favorite of the boys) get over a case of severe eyestrain, and learns there's more to life than a stuffy girls' boarding school.

Note to D. Hamilton about "cut" editions: I do not know about typos or transposed words, but if "Annabel Bliss" is "Ariadne Blish" in the edition you have, then you have a reprint of the original edition. Annabel's name was Ariadne in the original story when it was serialized in St. Nicholas Magazine and then published as a book. It was apparently changed in later editions.
A warm and cozy story  May 15, 2006
Eight Cousins was one of my favorite books when I was a child. I have read it a few times over the years, but I read it again on a recent rainy day, and it was like being wrapped in a satin down comforter (maybe with some Vicks Vap-O-Rub thrown in for good measure). L.M.A. was such a strong woman in a male-dominated era, and her strong female characters like Rose and Jo (Little Women)give us a hint of what she must have been like. I can't wait to find a copy of Eight Cousins' sequel, A Rose In Bloom, to go back in time once more...

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